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by StephenGoranson
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: J. of the Jesus Movement in J. S. --new issue
Replies: 1
Views: 85

J. of the Jesus Movement in J. S. --new issue

The 2018 issue of the Journal of the Jesus Movement in its Jewish Setting is now available. Online, open source, peer-reviewed. Plus comment forum. Spread the word.

http://www.jjmjs.org/
by StephenGoranson
Sat Nov 10, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: About testing Museum of the Bible mss
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Views: 100

About testing Museum of the Bible mss

Two related pages on the tests on MOTB mss: https://www.bam.de/Content/EN/Press-Releases/2018/AnalyticalSciences/2018-10-26-bam-research-dead-sea-scrolls-museum-of-the-bible.html https://www.bam.de/Content/EN/Standard-Articles/News/Special-pages/analysis-dead-sea-scrolls-fragments-museum-of-the-bibl...
by StephenGoranson
Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: relatively new Robert Eisenman book on DSS
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Views: 131

relatively new Robert Eisenman book on DSS

Title: Breaking the Dead Sea Scrolls Monopoly: A New Interpretation of the Messianic Movement in Palestine (2018) amazon/kindle and pb. The first part gives his version of the history toward open access of the DSS. One item of interest is that he names Robert Schlosser as the photographer who suppli...
by StephenGoranson
Sun Nov 04, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: 2000-year old skeletons in Jerusalem
Replies: 1
Views: 1271

2000-year old skeletons in Jerusalem

Ha'aretz Oct. 14, 2018 reports that archaeologists dated some violently killed people to the reign of Alexander Jannaeus. In a leap, they called the skeletons Pharisees; they might indeed be Pharisees, but bones per se don't reveal that. What is more reinforced is that King Jannaeus, who was reporte...
by StephenGoranson
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:37 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Matthew 2:23
Replies: 59
Views: 23142

Re: Matthew 2:23

We've been around on this before. Without wishing to rehash at the moment, fwiw, I still hold what I wrote in "Nazarenes" in Anchor Bible Dictionary (1992). I consider the Jesus as Nazirite interpretation unlikely.
by StephenGoranson
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:23 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Titles of the gospels
Replies: 26
Views: 16532

Re: Titles of the gospels

Most Qumran scrolls do not have titles. But an excellent article about one of the exceptions proposes (I'd say, persuasively) that a title was changed. 4Q249 Midrash Moshe: A New Reading and Some Implications Authors: Jonathan Ben-Dov and Daniel Stökl Ben Ezra Source: Dead Sea Discoveries, Volume 21...
by StephenGoranson
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Is Peter the father of Judas Iscariot?
Replies: 12
Views: 8001

Re: Is Peter the father of Judas Iscariot?

Simon was the most popular Jewish male name at the time, p. 56 of
Lexicon of Jewish names in late antiquity /
1 Palestine 330 BCE - 200 CE.
Tal Ilan
2002
English Book, 484 Seiten.
Tübingen : Mohr Siebeck, ; ISBN: 3161476468 9783161476464
by StephenGoranson
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:27 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Ancient Christians and the Military?
Replies: 9
Views: 5480

Re: Ancient Christians and the Military?

Celsus accused Christians of avoiding military service. But some soldiers were also attracted to Christianity, as suggested by the finds at Legio near Megiddo (at whatever later date).